ITEM # N10                               Double Cavity Revolver ( Round Ball ) Mold. This one appears to be about

                                                    36 & 31Caliber. Mold is in excellent condition. Out of an Orange Co, Va 



          ITEM # N20                                  * Southern Cross Of Honor * Great condition with a nice aged

                                                                 patina. Badge is unmarked. Attachment pin remains in place.


ITEM # N123                           U.S. Cavalry Cast Brass Boot Spur. This one is in excellent dug condition

                                                  with great Patina and Rowel. Early dig but have no provenance. Great

                                                  looking spur.


ITEM # N40                            Dug ' Pewter ' Ring. Interesting Ring with it's Mid-Evil appearance. Band

                                                appears to have no seam. Dug in the Confederate Trenches. Henrico,Va.


ITEM # N66                        Dug 1834 U.S. Non Commission Officer's Plate. Great looking plate with all

                                             hooks intact and really nice dug condition. Smooth face and full lead

                                             back. Plate was recovered many years ago from the Union Camps

                                             near Fredericksburg, Va.


ITEM # N2                                   Confederate " Pewter " Bayonet Scabbard Tip. This piece is solid and

                                                      is really nice. Recovered near Fredricksburg, Va.


ITEM # N12                                         " Dug " Artillery Cannon Primer. This one still has the

                                                               wire attached. Excavated Northern,Virginia.



ITEM # N88                                  " Iron Stud " U.S.Buckle. Scarce buckle and not encountered often.

                                                        Recovered near White House Landing,Va. Buckle has iron studs

                                                        full lead back and section of Belt Leather remaining. Nice !!.


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ITEM # N26                            '' C.S. Fighting Knife.'' Great looking Bone Handle Bowie in dug condition.

                                                 Knife has had light restoration to the Handle to prevent movement

                                                 and is solid and sturdy. Bowie measures 15'' overall with a 9''  ' Clip Point '

                                                 Blade. Knife still retains it's Cross Guard & Ferrule.  Verbal provenance

                                                 recovered in 1970s near Locust Grove, Va.


ITEM # N75                                        U.C.V Medal.  1906 New Orleans. Nice condition,  missing pin.


ITEM # N106                       Confederate ( Georgia Frame ) Waist Belt Plate. Excellent condition plate with 

                                              great patina and no problems of any kind. This one has a nice green patina

                                              and is a great example.  Sweet !!!. Excavated Orange, Va.


ITEM # N62                              U.S. Navy ' Mustard ' Jar.' Rare and Scarce ' bottle. Uncertain if this is

                                                   a Water or Pit recovery but remains in great shape. Verbal

                                                   provenance of Norfolk, Va.


ITEM # N102                                  Brass Revolver Pocket Mold. Nice ( Dug Condition ) Pistol mold in what

                                                         appears to be about 31 Cal. Untouched, Uncleaned, As dug, Double

                                                         Cavity Mold. Unsure if mold is marked. Recovered by Bruce Deem

                                                         in a camp near Charles City Court House, Va. This piece will make a

                                                         nice addition to a Dug Revolver display.



ITEM # N51                                        " S.N.Y. " State of New York Belt Plate. Battle weary and

                                                             missing hook this one still has Eye-Appeal. Excavated

                                                             long ago from the ' Five Forks ' Va. Battlefield.


ITEM # N36                              Triple Marked Pistol Cartridge Box. Box has some flaking to the outer cover

                                                   but leather remains very pliable with tight stitching and rivets. This one is

                                                   marked ( J.Davy & Co Newark, N.J.  T.J.Shepard and U.S. ) Nice Box.


ITEM # N25                                  Bullet In Wood. 69 Cal. Round Ball in a section of " Heart Pine " wood.

                                                       Clean and ready for display. Excavated near Charles City C.H., Va.


ITEM # N117                                Dug 1834 U.S. N.C.O. or Bayonet Belt Plate. officer's Plate in great condition

                                                       with all hooks remaining and smooth face. Plate was excavated

                                                       many years ago and has the look. Provenance Unknown.



ITEM # N38                       Cavalry " Picket Pin " Crude made pin and believe it to be a Confederate

                                            Copy of the U.S.Pin. I have had several styles of these pins but never one

                                            this crudely made. The U.S.Pin at left is for comparison. Excavated near

                                            Fredericksburg, Va. 


ITEM # N22                                                       Candle Holder. Non - Dug and really nice.

                                                                            Out of a Northern Va, Estate.


ITEM # N21                               Dug " 1858 Jeff Davis Hat Pin ". Great Hardy Hat insignia with a smooth Dark Brown

                                                    Patina.You can't find them like this anymore. Excavated Western Theater.


ITEM # N150                                  Federal General Service Eagle Button. Button is really nice.  

                                                         Recovered from a Federal Cavalry Camp in King William,Va.

                                                         Shipped in a Riker display case.

                                                         $12.00                                                                         20mm

ITEM # N124                           Dug U.S.Poncho Hook. Hook is super nice condition and loaded with gold.

                                                  Don't believe you can find one nicer. Excavated Virginia Campaign.


ITEM # N157                                       Dug Wreath for the Two Piece C.S. Sword Belt Buckle.

                                                              Recovered from Dinwiddie Co, Va.   Bar measures

                                                             1.913 outside  1.610 inside. Wreath measures

                                                             1.937 outside  1.242 inside


ITEM # N48                                  Snake Portion to an English Snake Buckle. I believe most of these

                                                      were imports for confederate usage but are known to have been

                                                      used by both armies. This one shows signs of heavy wear and is

                                                      the Single Head with scales pattern throughout. Nice condition.


ITEM # N155                       U.S.Navy ( Pepper ). This is a ' Rare & Scarce ' Bottle. I have had one of these

                                              in 25 years. Not sure if this is a Water or Pit recovery but is in really nice

                                              condition. Verbal provenance of Norfolk, Va. Bottle stands 6" tall.


ITEM # N120                              U.S.Cartridge box Plate. Another nice plate with full lead back and smooth face.

                                                     This one is missing the iron hook's. Recovered from the Seven Day's Battle's by

                                                     Denis Pemberton.

                                                     $125.00   Reduced   $100.00

ITEM # N34                                       " U.S. Cavalry Cross Sabers ".  These were broken when dug. 75 %

                                                            were recovered in three sections and make a nice display.

                                                            Excavated Northern, Va.



ITEM # N11                                           Georgia militia Coat Button. Great button. Smooth brown

                                                                patina with no problems. This one is really nice.

                                                                Excavated Virginia Campaign.

                                                                $195.00                                                                          23mm


ITEM # N45                        1/6 Plate  Ambro Type of what appears to be a U.S. Dragoon or Artilleryman in

                                             Uniform with  Shoulder Scales, Eagle Buckle and a Fat Colt in His Belt. One

                                             bad looking cat.  All appear to be in Very Good condition.



ITEM # N105                      Coin Silver 'I'D Shield.( Pvt. J. Good  H Co  87th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry ).

                                              John Good Enlisted Sept 19, 1861 in York Pennsylvania

                                             at the age of 19. Discharged Oct 14, 1864 Expiration Of Term.

                                             Noted Engagements : Mine Run, Wilderness, Cold Harbor, Petersburg,

                                             Winchester and others. Recovered by Robert Goodwyn in Petersburg, Va.

                                             The attachment pin is missing. Post War info has not been pursued.

                                             John Good survived the War for 3 years and would surly have stories to tell.




ITEM # N138                                100 Dug Flat or Coin Buttons. All have shanks and recovered by

                                                        Lester Roberts from Military Camps and Home Sites in the

                                                        Richmond, Va area.


ITEM # N37                       "  Triple Marked "   Cavalry Carbine Sling Buckle. Nice dark plate and

                                             a really good strike. The tongue's are froze in place. Recovered from

                                             Stafford, Va.



ITEM # N57                                      U.S. / C.S. Cavalryman's Stirrup. Iron " Boot Stirrup " in nice

                                                           excavated condition. Dug near Aylett, Va.



ITEM # N118                                              Austrian Gun Tool. Recovered near Fredericksburg, Va.

                                                                     Nice dug condition.     


ITEM # N115                            C.S. Tongue for the  " Richmond Arsenal  " Sword Belt Buckle. Tongue

                                                    shows Crude Southern Craftsmanship. This one is often called the

                                                    ( Bar Style ). Recovered near Brandy Station, Va.


ITEM # N55                                  U.S. / C.S. Cavalry Stirrup. This one has great metal and is in super nice

                                                       condition. It has been cleaned and coated. Dug in Winchester, Va.



ITEM # N54                                 1842 69 Cal. Socket Bayonet. Great looking bayonet with very light

                                                      pitting and rust to the metal. Likely an early battlefield pickup or

                                                      barn recovery. Clear U.S. Stamp. Out of a Northern, Va Estate.



ITEM # N35                                     U.S. Regulation Hat Letter ' C ' This one is also recovered from

                                                          Brooks Station, Va and is equally as nice.



ITEM # N83                                  Regulation Company Hat Letter F. Great condition without breaks,cracks

                                                      or repairs. Excavated near Fredericksburg, Va.


ITEM # N87                                         Virginia Style C.S. Tongue & Wreath Sword Belt Buckle.   

                                                             Great looking buckle recovered from Brandy Station, Va.   

                                                             Brandy Station or ' Fleetwood  Hill '   was the largest cavalry

                                                             battle of the Civil War. Plate was dug together and is an

                                                             excellent example with matching patina and fit. It will be hard

                                                             to find one nicer.


ITEM # N3                               1864  Naval  Watercap Fuse  with ' N.Y ' Stamp. Uncommon fuse. N.Y.

                                                  representing 'New York Depot' scarcer example of this 1864 fuse.

                                                  Fuse has a small push to the top flange. Nice condition.



ITEM # N108                                     U.S. Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate. Great looking plate recovered many

                                                            years ago from the Battle Of Petersburg, Va. Nice Example.


ITEM # N104                                    Parrott White Metal Time Fuse Adapter.Good condition with

                                                           nice threads. Recoverey unknown.


 ITEM # N112                                  Token ' Thomas White 1863 ' 13 & 14  Abattoir Place, West 39th St. NY.


ITEM # N28                                        U.S.Regulation Hat Letter ' A '. Great  excavated condition. No cracks

                                                             ,breaks or repairs. Dug in the Federal Camps at Brooke Station Va.


ITEM # N42                                        1841 Musket Gun Wrench. Great non-excavated condition.



ITEM # N23                                      U.S./C.S. Hat Letter. This is the small letter and has the lead

                                                           filled back. Attachment wire intact. These were used in

                                                           combonation. Example 12 VA


ITEM # N161                    Confederate Cavalry Frame. Great looking Frame Buckle. Nice woods dug

                                           Green Patina without defects of any kind. Buckle is figure VIII-4 in Plates

                                           and ' Buckles of the American Military by Sydney Kerksis ' . Plate is the

                                           Thin Style and the rarest of these Plates. Dug near Bovina, Miss.


ITEM # N174                           " Dug C.S.4 " Confederate Cavalry Spur. By far the nicest I have had to

                                                   offer in a while. The Rowel is free turning, condition is Superb.   

                                                   Excavated Winchester, Va.   


ITEM # N76                                       U.C.V. Reunion Badge. Houston Texas 1920. Nice condition.


ITEM # N84                               "  Sixth Plate Daguerreotype."  Plate appears to be a U.S. Officer wearing

                                                     Shoulder & Belt Plates in a beautiful " Gutta Percha " case.


ITEM # N96                        Model 1840  '' Wristbreaker '' Cavalry Saber By Horstmann & Sons Of Philadelphia.

                                             Great  looking sword with full length blade free of nicks and is the High Grade

                                             Officer's style with original engraving on each side with extensive Floral & Patriotic

                                             designs. The grip and wire are present but appear to have been rewraped way

                                             back during the war. About 90% of the leather is present and the ancient copper

                                             wire wrap is still accounted for. The guard and pommel have a fine dark patina. It

                                             is accompanied by the original scabbard that fits like a glove. There is a dent about

                                             half way down the scabbard and the joint seam has separated slightly. Saber has

                                             been carefully examined by Rafael Eledge of Shiloh Relics as is accompanied by

                                             his signed letter of Authenticity.



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ITEM # N77                                        U.C.V. Reunion Medal. Macon Georgia 1912. Great condition.


ITEM # N61                                 Confederate Cavalry Spur. Great looking spur dug in New Kent, Va

                                                      by Denis Pemberton. Spur has a nice green woods dug patina.



ITEM # N149                                          4 LB. Solid Shot. Most of these shot will Pre-Date the war.

                                                                This one was recovered by Adam Bond in one of the late

                                                                war C.S. Retreat Camps in Chesterfield Co, Va.


ITEM # N30                           U.S. M -1851 Enlisted Man's Saber Belt Plate. Great looking plate with patina

                                                and eye-appeal. Plate has a good portion of the " German Silver " Wreath

                                                intact. These were worn by Artillery as well the Cavalry. Great Plate..

                                                Excavated  near Appomattox C.H., Va.


ITEM # N78                               Heart " Roller Buckle " Cover. This is the large Harness Buckle Cover

                                                   and is in nice dug condition. Recovered Virginia Campaign.



ITEM # N59                                      Confederate Saddle Shield. This style is often found embossed

                                                           with the letters " C.S. ". This one is unmarked. Nice excavated

                                                           condition from Dinwiddie, Va.


ITEM # N29                                     Regiment or Company Stencils. This pair was recovered near

                                                          White House Landing, Va. Stencils can be seen on P.140 of

                                                          (  Excavated Artifacts of The Civil War ' by Stanley S. Phillips. )

                                                          Stencils measure 3" Tall.

                                                          $30.00 Each

ITEM # N148                              Carbine Sling Buckle. Great looking ( Double Marked ) Buckle. Recovered

                                                     near Fredericksburg, Va this one has a stamp you can see from across

                                                     the room and a nice dug patina. Buckle is marked

                                                     ( E.Gaylord Chicopee Mass & T.J.Shepard ).


ITEM # N176                            ' North Carolina Militia Coat Button'.Condition is excellent with lots of

                                                    Gold Wash and no problems of any kind. Variant with " Iron shank "

                                                    which are always missing. Solid button in all regards.

                                                   *S.A. Myers / Richmond, Va. BM.

                                                    $300.00                                                                                23mm

ITEM # N90                                    Confederate ' Large Wishbone ' Frame Buckle. Also known as the

                                                         ' Fork Tongue '  in excellent dug condition. Beautiful dark green

                                                         patina without defects or repairs of any kind. Great example dug

                                                         by David Manuel in Richmond, Va.


ITEM # N65                                 Lock Plate. Small size Lock and Hammer likely off of a Side by Side Shotgun

                                                     or possibly an early Pistol. Lock measures  4 1/2'' in length. This would make

                                                     a nice addition to a dug Lock & Hammer display. Dug near Chester Station, Va.


ITEM # N73                                   Confederate " Medium  Wishbone " Frame Buckle. Another scarce

                                                        buckle and equally as rare as the Baby Frame. No defects or repairs

                                                        of any kind. Recovered from Fredericksburg, Va.


ITEM # N130                                    U.S. Cavalryman's " Boot Spur " Great looking spur with a light

                                                           brown patina. Just the way i like them. Dug Virginia Campaign.


ITEM # N86                                       U.S. M -1851 Enlisted Man's Saber Belt Plate. Nice looking plate and

                                                            marked " U.S. Allegheny Arsenal " Recovered from Stafford Co, Va.



ITEM # N79                                    U.C.V. Badge. Atlanta, Ga. 1919. Badge displays  Gen. J.B.Gordon

                                                         on Horse. Great condition.



ITEM # N63                                    U.S. Cavalry ' Bit Boss ' or Rosette. This is the variant with Stippled

                                                         Face and Period between U.S. Excavated Virginia Campaign.


ITEM # N72                              Confederate " Baby  Wishbone "  Frame Buckle. Scarce buckle, and great

                                                   dug patina. Recovered from a C.S. Infantry Camp in New Kent Co, Va.

                                                   No breaks or repairs


ITEM # N56                                    Dug Enfield Rifle ' Nipple ' Protector. You never see these complete.

                                                         Great condition and would make a nice addition to a Relic

                                                         Enfield Rifle display.



ITEM # N13                                U.S. Buckle or Cartridge Box Plate. This one has been " Melted Out "

                                                     likely for field casting bullets. This was often done when supplies

                                                     were low. Plate has been cased and ready for display.

                                                     Excavated Virginia Campaign.



ITEM # N27                                Frankford Arsenal 1864 5 Second Fuzes. Package is unopened

                                                     and in great condition.